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Your lawn has started growing, GREAT! Now you are seeing patchy bare spots.

Your lawn has started growing, GREAT! Now you are seeing patchy bare spots.

During winter dormancy, you'll notice a slowdown in our grass growth and the emergence of a tan, rather than green-colored lawn. This happens because sunlight is scarce, temperatures are low, and fertilization treatments can no longer be applied. There are some preventative measures you can take before temperatures drop, like a winter fertilizer and removing leaves, but you'll typically still see some type of grass damage. If you want to fill in those bare spots by overseeding in the ...
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Try Our Liquid Aeration This Spring!

Finally - the birds are chirping, the air is fresh, and your colorful flowers are starting to bloom. Almost every lawn can benefit from a little boost in spring when your grass is coming out of winter dormancy. Liquid aeration is one great way to help. Aeration services will open up your soil and give the roots of your grass much better access to nutrients, water, and sunlight. In turn, this makes your grass and plants stronger, healthier, and more prepared for the growing season...
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How NOT to Fertilize Your Lawn! Don’t Hire the Wrong Company

How NOT to Fertilize Your Lawn! Don’t Hire the Wrong Company

Fertilizing a lawn is a delicate process—too much, and you'll burn the roots, too little, and your grass won't thrive. However, even if you've made the wise decision to leave fertilizing up to a lawn care company, a lot can go wrong. Using the wrong fertilizer, over-fertilizing, and fertilizing at the wrong time of year can all cause serious issues in your lawn. At Green Turf Care, we understand our local climate, soil conditions, and grass varieties, allowing our...
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Dead Lawn Patches: Lack of Nutrients, Insects, or Disease?

Dead Lawn Patches: Lack of Nutrients, Insects, or Disease?

Have dead, brown, or yellow spots on your lawn? Determining the root cause is the first step in resolving any lawn problem. At Green Turf Care, we have over a decade of experience fixing lawns in the Allentown area, and there’s no problem we haven’t seen. We’re happy to evaluate your lawn and help you resolve any issues, but in the meantime, let’s go over a few things that cause patchy grass. Both over and under-watering can cause damage to your lawn. Grass needs...
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Your pets are at risk! Is your lawn care company applying pet-friendly treatments?

Your pets are at risk! Is your lawn care company applying pet-friendly treatments?

The great outdoors is your pet's favorite place to be! They like to dig their noses in your flower beds, play endless games of fetch, and wrestle around in your lush grass. As a pet owner, you want the best for your pets and that means making sure the applications you apply to your lawn aren't harmful to them. Your lawn might receive a number of treatments each month to keep it green and healthy including fertilization, weed control, aeration, and overseeding. Some...
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DON'T MISS Your First Spring Fertilization Treatment!

DON'T MISS Your First Spring Fertilization Treatment!

Spring is finally around the corner and you might be thinking of all the ways to jump-start your spring cleaning. From donating clothes to cleaning off your window sills, spring cleaning is a way to revive your surroundings and prepare for the warm weather ahead. But, what about your lawn? The snow is melting and your grass is finally breathing some fresh air again! Give it the boost it needs with the first fertilization treatment of the year. For months now, your grass has been lying...
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4 Surefire Ways to Destroy Your Lawn This Spring

4 Surefire Ways to Destroy Your Lawn This Spring

Lawn care in the spring season is necessary to ensure your grass grows in thick, vibrant, and green after the long winter months. Things can quickly become complicated when it comes to grass health, so it is best to consult a professional before you do anything that might harm your lawn. If you do try this on your own, you should at least be aware of the simple mistakes that could destroy your lawn. Unfortunately, it is very easy to make lawn care mistakes that could do more harm than good....
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What Happens to Your Lawn After the Snow Melts?

What Happens to Your Lawn After the Snow Melts?

At Green Turf Care, we provide quality lawn care services, including seeding, fertilization, aeration, disease & pest control, and more in Allentown, Bethlehem, and Emmaus, and other nearby cities in PA. Here’s what happens to your lawn after the snow melts. How Does Melting Snow Affect My Lawn? Many plants in Pennsylvania go dormant during the winter and “wake up” with warmer temperatures in the spring, including your lawn. But...
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Can I Skip Lawn Winterization in Emmaus, PA?

Winterizing your lawn is a seasonal must-have for healthy growth in the spring. Winter is quickly approaching the Emmaus, Pennsylvania area, and when it comes to your lawn it’s a time of less activity. Heck, the snowfall may even make you forget you have a lawn! However, there’s one final thing that needs to happen before the onset of winter: lawn winterization. Learn why winterization matters both short-term and long-term and why this is a lawn care process that...
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The Little-Known Secret To A Healthy Lawn: Fall Lime

You can quickly identify what qualifies as a healthy or unhealthy lawn, but what you may not realize is that grass can be very particular about its soil. Grass likes soil that is slightly acidic, but this pH level can fluctuate from constant natural and human interaction with your lawn. That’s where lime comes in! In nearby areas like Allentown, Bethlehem, and Emmaus, PA, the soil can vary in acidity. Learn about why lime is a valuable soil additive and how it can...
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